8th Grade Team

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ELA

"My pronouns are they/them/theirs. I recently graduated from Hampshire College with an interdisciplinary degree in History and Labor Studies. Outside of teaching, I'm a children's storybook illustrator. The books I've illustrated are a grassroots collaborative between working-class parents, kids, and myself. We all recognized early in our lives that there aren't enough books depicting rank-and-file workers as protagonists in the fight for justice. I am constantly empowered by working families like my own as we collectively struggle for a better world.

 

I'm excited to teach 8th Grade ELA at Impact Prep. Plan on drawing at least one comic or mini-storybook when you're in my class!"

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Math

Welcome parents and students to 8th grade math. My name is Mr. Campbell and I am looking forward to working with you this school year. I hope you had a restful summer and are ready to get back to our new normal. This will be an extremely busy year with much to learn and much to overcome. That being said, if you are mindful of your practice (HOMEWORK, CLASSWORK, WORK ETHIC) you will have a successful year. Homework will be assigned everyday except after a summative assessment (end of unit assessment). Again, I am looking forward to entering this partnership during the 20-21 academic year. Feel free to email (campbellk@springfieldpublicschools.com) or text (413-240-4237) me with questions.

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Science

I am new to IMPACT but not new to the Springfield School System.I am native of Springfield where she attended elementary and middle school. I graduated with her Bachelor of Science from Springfield College. Prior to joining the IMPACT, I was the first Latina to hold the position of Manager of the Anesthesiology Administration at Baystate Health. I changed careers and came to teaching instead of climbing the hospital administration ladder is because I have learned, education is one of the most important and malleable determinants of health. I am a performing artist who enjoys singing, musical theater, acting and Harry Potter. 

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Social Studies

Let me start by letting you know how excited I am to begin the 2020 - 2021 school year with you. I know we are facing challenging times and a difficult start to the school year; however, I believe we can find opportunity in these challenges. As we navigate remote learning together, I rest easy knowing the Social Studies content and material we will cover this year will better prepare you for the world we are currently in and the world you will face in the future. It is my goal to provide you with the knowledge and history that will provide you a better understanding of our country and empower you to be leader in it!